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Malik is backing Younis whole-heartedly, says coach
Karachi, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan coach Intikhab Alam is pleased with the way former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik is supporting his successor Younis Khan ahead of the Test series against Sri Lanka.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 6:59:41 PM

Taliban celebrate imposition of Shariat in Pakistan's northwest
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Hundreds of armed Taliban fighters Tuesday poured into the Swat valley to celebrate the imposition of Shariat laws in parts of Pakistan's troubled northwest, even as the federal government said signing the deal that led to the imposition of hardline Islamic law was not a sign of the state's weakness.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 6:59:05 PM

Bomb blast kills six in northwest Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 17 (Xinhua) At least six people were killed and 13 others injured Tuesday in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, a TV report said.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 6:41:28 PM

'Shariat deal proof of Pakistan military's defeat'
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) A deal to enforce Shariat laws in parts of Pakistan's restive northwest is proof of the military's defeat against Taliban militants operating in the area and has 'implications' for other parts of the country, an editorial in a leading English daily said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 6:32:33 PM

Islamist leader reaches Swat for talks with Taliban
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Maulana Sufi Muhammad, the chief of an Islamist group that has entered into a deal with the government to implement Sharia laws in parts of Pakistan's troubled northwest, has reached the region's Swat Valley to hold talks with the Taliban for restoring peace in the area.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 6:13:49 PM

'All stakeholders on board before Pakistan's Shariat accord'
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) All stakeholders, including the military, were taken on board before signing an agreement with radical cleric Maulana Sufi Mohammad for enforcing Shariat laws in parts of Pakistan's restive northwest, a media report Tuesday said.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 5:44:44 PM

Pakistan army to hold fire in Swat: Official
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan's army Tuesday decided to hold fire and respect an agreement signed between the government and militants to enforce Islamic law in the violence-hit Swat valley, a media report said.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 1:23:41 PM

Australia to train more Pakistani troops
Islamabad, Feb 17 (DPA) Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith Monday announced a four-fold increase in the numbers of Pakistani government military officers to be trained in Australia.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 4:59:32 AM

Yasin Malik to marry Pakistani girlfriend Feb 22
Rawalpandi, Feb 16 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik is set to wed his Britain-born Pakistani girlfriend Mushaal Mullick Feb 22.

Monday, February 16, 2009 10:54:51 PM

I never linked Bhutto's security to our relations: Musharraf
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf Monday denied having linked security of slain former premier Benazir Bhutto to her relations with him.

Monday, February 16, 2009 10:40:38 PM

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